"For many years the New York Central’s mainline, improbably enough, ran through town right down the main street of Syracuse in upper New York. The westbound train was scheduled to go through in the middle of the evening about time dinner was being served and patrons of the diner and club car could and did raise glasses to the equally affable patrons of the town’s saloons visible through the windows and engaged in mutually satisfactory occupations at their respective oases. Now and then a Syracusan more than ordinarily in wine would attempt to climb aboard the observation platform as the train progressed at a snail’s pace down the thouroughfare and a brakeman was stationed there against this contingency. Part of the charm of the trip vanished when the Central’s tracks were rerouted around the town."

Lucius Beebe, “Twentieth Century Limited”

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Pacific by Delahaye USA, a modern tribute to the classic 1937 Type 57S Bugatti.
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Pacific by Delahaye USA, a modern tribute to the classic 1937 Type 57S Bugatti.

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1936 Duesenbergh - Gentlemans Speedster

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1936 Duesenbergh - Gentlemans Speedster

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1933 Packard Twelve Five-Passenger Sport Phaeton.  The tenth series was rather short in duration, as it was introduced late on January 6, 1933 and was replaced by the eleventh series on August 21, 1933.  I like the canvas covered trunk here and wish the side mounts also had canvas covers.  The wide whites are wrong, for the record.  

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1933 Packard Twelve Five-Passenger Sport Phaeton.  The tenth series was rather short in duration, as it was introduced late on January 6, 1933 and was replaced by the eleventh series on August 21, 1933.  I like the canvas covered trunk here and wish the side mounts also had canvas covers.  The wide whites are wrong, for the record.  

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1932 Auburn - V12 Boattail Speedster

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Actress Penny Snow reclines on the bonnet of a pink, six-wheeled Rolls Royce outside Woburn Abbey. The car is a specially built, full-size replica of the vehicle “FAB 1” owned by the character Lady Penelope in the puppet television series “Thunderbirds”. 1968. (Photo by Joe Bangay/Express/Getty Images)
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Actress Penny Snow reclines on the bonnet of a pink, six-wheeled Rolls Royce outside Woburn Abbey. The car is a specially built, full-size replica of the vehicle “FAB 1” owned by the character Lady Penelope in the puppet television series “Thunderbirds”. 1968. (Photo by Joe Bangay/Express/Getty Images)

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